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Marconi Mk II

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Period:   from the beginning of 1950's to the beginning of 1960's
Type:   Broadcast TV cameras
Quantity:   2 specimens available

The Marconi Mk II TV camera appeared first in 1951. A 3"inch Image Orthicon, this camera type was used mainly on outside broadcasts by the BBC until the early 1960s. Notably, this camera type covered the 1953 Coronation broadcast. Also, the camera was used by Associated-Rediffusion in their London studios & CBC TV in Canada. The larger picture shows the camera 'dressed' for a recent production.

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Last updated: 08 July 2024